Landscape photography can be very rewarding if you’re willing to travel and/or hike to the right places, get up early and/or stay up late, and risk injury to both yourself and your equipment getting to some of the best spots. Of course, a photographer can always find great landscape shots from the road too, but half the cool factor is being able to tell what you had to do to get that awesome photo.
Here is a selection (in no particular order) of 15 amazing locations that every landscape photographer should visit in their lifetime. This is just a small selection of the many other great places out there so please leave a comment below and tell us where your favorite landscape locations are in the world.
A place which has somewhat mild temperatures for it’s latitude, relatively untouched landscapes, and a small population, Iceland provides a photographer with the perfect environment for taking great photos. You won’t have to go far to find open spaces, waterfalls, mountains, rivers, and amazing views.
2. The Palouse
Rolling hills, fields that are constantly changing colors through four distinct seasons, and great weather provide incredible picture opportunities in this major agricultural areaaround southeastern Washington and North Idaho. Popular spots include Steptoe Butteand Palouse Falls.